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Hedgehog Birthday Card

As mentioned in my last post, a hedgehog themed card was also on my ‘todo’ list. I liked my elephant design so much I decided to do something similar but with a cute hedgehog instead.Again, the papers were from my Happy Days paper stack and I decided to try and vaguely match the colours in the cherries paper for my balloons – a pinky red and a pale green. Rather than copy the elephant card exactly I found a cutting file for a collection of balloons and they seem to work  ...

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Happy Bee Day Card

After making that elephant card the other day I was inspired to stick with the animal theme. Hedgehogs and bees were my next cute things to make a card out of and here is the latter. The former hasn’t come to fruition yet. So this is basically my take on something I saw on Pinterest just with different yellow papers (the one on Pinterest looked more like a honeycomb kind of design), bees and the sentiment was stamped in one of the hexagons as opposed to cut out. This card is pretty  ...

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Birthday Elephant Card

After seeing some cards made using the new Penny Black jumbo love stamps I fancied making my own elephant card, using those as my inspiration. I already had an elephant in my Silhouette library but wanted something a little different. I then stumbled upon a cute elephant holding a balloon and went with that. I wanted to card to look fairly clean and modern and so picked out some papers from my Happy Days pad and set to work designing it. The card I’d seen had some little flags with  ...

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